Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing from a really early age. All through his developing up years within Connecticut he was observed dabbling in poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this field was further honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to create a career of his enthusiasm for the words by initially getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the tv industry also just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This television channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and also was centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this field grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an access and to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He learned the ropes swiftly, understanding the technicalities of the workings of the tv network and continued to be part of the tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and also began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several assignments, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be in television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny television station start-up.
He joined up with this particular team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to become the first in the state. He grabbed this opportunity of presenting his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to create the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV after completing two years in this start-up. During his stint in this tv network, he exploited the many facets of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back to Connecticut and became part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position within the corporation as a Director. His primary show nevertheless, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he’s been nominated frequently for his contribution within the television industry. He got his very first Emmy for his work within Sports Centre and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his second book. He is also part of a band which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player